un·​con·​struct·​ed ˌən-kən-ˈstrək-təd How to pronounce unconstructed (audio)
of clothing
: manufactured without added material for padding, stiffening, or shape retention

Examples of unconstructed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fabrics to Look For: Linen Cotton Silk Rayon/Viscose/Tencel, plant based, silk-like fabrics Hemp Wool—No more than 50%, used to add structure to light fabrics Terms to Know Unstructured/unconstructed: This one refers to the layer of canvas sewn into the body and padding in the shoulders. Brad Lanphear, menshealth.com, 6 May 2023 Aside from coverage and support, this minimizer bra is comfortable to wear thanks to a thin fabric and unconstructed cups. Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 21 Apr. 2023 Made with ultra breathable linen, Bonobos' new line of unconstructed jackets have soft shoulders and a breezy fit to keep you looking and feeling cool this summer. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 6 Jan. 2023 In keeping with their laidback nature, unconstructed jackets are often made from more casual fabrics. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 19 July 2022 At the lightest end of the scale is the unconstructed jacket, in which the canvas that typically gives the garment shape is removed, along with its shoulder padding and lining. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 19 July 2022 In late November, Chengdu, a megacity in central China, became the first major city to accelerate loan approvals for developers and home buyers, as well as letting builders more easily use funds raised from selling unconstructed apartments. Stella Yifan Xie, WSJ, 9 Dec. 2021 Cut and sewn entirely by hand, as dictated by traditional tailoring standards, this unconstructed coat is yet another testament of Cesare Attolini’s timeless elegance…. Joseph Deacetis, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 Last spring, Mr Porter tapped Armani to reprise some of his ’80s greatest hits: unconstructed suits, swaggering coats and silky shirts in 50 shades of greige. Kareem Rashed, Robb Report, 30 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unconstructed was in 1970

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“Unconstructed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconstructed. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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